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eeCorps River Watch Outreach Coordinator

Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education

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Opportunity summary

Term length

9/3/2024 - 4/30/2025

Application window

6/12/2024 - 9/3/2024

Location

Denver, Colorado

Hourly pay equivalent

$12.25

Project summary

Led by the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE), the Environmental Education Corps (eeCorps) AmeriCorps Program places AmeriCorps members at organizations throughout Colorado to focus on increasing environmental literacy for PreK-12 students and implementing the goals outlined in the Colorado Environmental Education Plan. eeCorps works directly with teachers, schools, and environmental education providers to support them in expanding reach and increasing impact of EE programming.

Opportunity description

The River Watch Outreach Coordinator will be trained in River Watch methods and protocols to better serve the volunteers in the program. They will be responsible for creating an outreach event to engage new volunteers and work on a sustainable fundraising plan to raise funds for our internship program. Visit some River Watch groups throughout the state to work with volunteers.

Benefits

  • Education benefit
  • Workforce credential or certificate
  • Mental and behavioral health benefits

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

Ethic of national and community service and a strong desire to create positive change. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Computer literate. Ability to pass criminal history checks required. Reliable transportation and proof of auto insurance required. U.S. Citizenship or lawful permanent resident status required.

Preferred qualifications

Desire to learn about and work with environmental professionals. Word and PowerPoint knowledge is helpful. Ability to engage with volunteers (mostly high school students, but some middle school).

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Environmental education and training
  • Environmental research and citizen science

Work environment

  • Traveling
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor